Tuesday, February 01, 2005
Maud Fontenoy has been rowing across the Pacific for a couple of weeks now, the French female solo rower still has 3728 miles (6906 km) until she reaches the finish line in Polynesia. "And slowly, quietly the night comes and my favorite lighthouse appears. It’s full moon and this quiet light calms my anguish. I can’t take my eyes away from it. How, after all that, is it possible to have doubts on what made me come here?” She will need all her motivation: the clouds she saw were the prelude of a storm. By the end of the week she reported on “breaking waves and thick clouds. Daylight has disappeared. Heat makes breathing difficult.”
Oarswoman Maud Fontenoy poses in her rowing boat 'Oceor'